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After the fire: on the trail

After the fire: on the trail
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Now that the Station Fire is history and the forest is opening up, people are sharing their pictures with us of what the familiar local trails now look like.  Paul Ayers sent us several pictures along the Sam Merrill trail, of which these two really struck us: Grizzly Point where the Middle Merrill crosses Sunset […]

"Amazing Altadena" arts & crafts fest needs helpers!

"Amazing Altadena" arts & crafts fest needs helpers!

Something new from the Altadena Library: Are you an artist? Do you want to show your work in a new and exciting venue? Amazing AltadenaArts & Crafts Festival to be held Summer, 2010 Committee Members needed now:   Bring your great ideas! Be a part of the Altadena Art Community:  Booths and/or Salon space available! […]

Big garage sale to make your weekend!

Big garage sale to make your weekend!

Now that's what we're talking about, from Bill Burnett: HUGE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE Saturday, Oct 24, 8 AM to 3 PM At the home of the Burnetts 2375 Catherine Rd. Altadena, CA 91001 2 blocks west of Lake off Calaveras Electronics, Furniture, Strollers, Clothes, Toys and much much more Come find what your looking for! […]

Library’s spooky offerings

Library’s spooky offerings

Halloween is just around the corner, and the Altadena Library's offering a couple of fun projects next week: On Tues., Oct. 27, celebrate Dia de los Muertos with activities that include construction paper jack o' lanterns, puppets, Mexican paper flowers, and sugar skull decorating at the main library, 600 E. Mariposa, starting at 6:30 PM. […]

Star tech

Star tech

High-tech entrepreneurs, trainers, dreamers, and others gathered today at the Business Technology Center at 2400 Lincoln Ave. for  Los Angeles Tech Week.  BTC Manager Mark Lieberman said that about 400 people attended the day of demonstrations, panels, displays, and nifty swag. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Super King offers Groupon deal

Super King offers Groupon deal

We're here to serve — so someone alerted us to a deal at Groupon — Super King Market is having a "buy a $10 coupon and get $20 worth of groceries" deal today, so check it out here. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Apologies …

Apologies …

… but today was just totally shot, for a variety of reasons.  Thursday will be devoted to catching up.  Thank you for your indulgence! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Uneventful at tonight’s town council meeting

Uneventful at tonight’s town council meeting

Typepad is acting up a bit tonight, so no long story — we'll just tell you that no decisions were made, a little shouting was done, people made speeches and presentations, and chair Ruth Edwards rocked that gavel pretty hard a few times.  We'll give you the rundown sometime Wednesday. Read the Full Story at […]

Editorial: Simmons needs to demonstrate leadership, restraint

Editorial: Simmons needs to demonstrate leadership, restraint

Altadena town councilman Herbert Simmons has signed off his emails with the slogan: "Linking Altadenans Through Technology to Make Our Community a Better and Safer Place" If only he would follow his own words. Instead, Simmons — subject of an internal town council ethics investigation — is using his website and emails in a way […]

Super Saturday Family Storytime, 10 AM Sat.

Super Saturday Family Storytime, 10 AM Sat.

Super Saturday Family Storytime returns to the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa, on Sat., Oct.24, at 10 AM, for all children age 2-8 and their families. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog